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Finance Manager - RMX & HS2, Midlands Area

Job Introduction

At Tarmac, ‘who you are’ matters.  We want to get to know you.  If you share our values and are proud of a job well done, collaborative in working well with others and ambitious to make things better, then have a read of what we have on offer. 

We are currently looking for an experienced Finance Manager to join our highly performing finance team and be responsible for Readymix Concrete and HS2 businesses in the Midlands region.

Here at Tarmac, we are working hard to create a dynamic and inclusive environment and it’s important that our people come from a variety of different backgrounds.

Role Responsibility

The Finance Manager will act as a finance partner for the Midlands RMX and HS2 businesses, providing critical insight and challenge all aspects of financial performance, to drive delivery of business performance objectives. Leading on the Midlands RMX and HS2 business planning and reporting cycle (strategic plan, budgets, outlooks and forecasts) in line with Regional and Group reporting requirements.  To ensure that there is business accountability through this process.

  • To support the Regional Head Of Finance and Management team prepare 5 year Strategic Plans and Regional business plans.
  • To contribute to the delivery of the Finance strategy in the improving the company’s financial controls, development of MI tools and reporting practices.
  • To drive responsibility and accountability for the delivery of Capital Expenditure programmes linked to Midlands RMX and HS2.  To analyse and monitor returns against this expenditure for the purposes of reporting back to senior stakeholders and CRH Group.
  • To be responsible for the provision of accurate, timely and compliant accounting information (SOx, relevant accounting standards, rules of business) for Midlands RMX and HS2 . To produce accounts that comply with company processes, procedures and statutory requirements.
  • To be a key member of the Regional finance team, leading the process for balance sheet reviews, controls, provisions and reconciliations with the Shared Service Centre at Regional level.
  • To operate in a matrix structure, taking responsibility for consistent MI for Regional finance in designated functional areas.
  • To deliver sound financial analysis, to facilitate the consistent delivery of outstanding financial results through the insightful reporting of Sales and Production Volumes, Selling Price, Costs, EBITDA and EBIT.
  • To facilitate the management team making optimal decisions to drive business results through the provision of insightful analysis
  • To assist in ensuring cashflow is optimised through the prompt resolution of any invoicing queries with customers and timely collection of cash, in relation to the HS2 (Central Region) programme of work.
  • To contribute to the delivery of the Finance strategy in the improving the company’s financial controls, development of MI tools and reporting practices.

The Ideal Candidate

The ideal candidate should be able to demonstrate a proven track record of financial delivery, with operational and commercial experience in large multi site, construction or manufacturing businesses.

Fully qualified accountant with good understanding of complex organisations, key business issues and financial statements, controls and processes

Specific Requirements

  • Qualified Accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA) with several years post qualification experience
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to build and develop relationships and networks
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills
  • Good financial accounting background, with relevant technical skills
  •  Ability to work under pressure with excellent planning skills to deliver against multiple deadlines
  • Ability to identify and drive process change and improvement
  • Computer literate, with SAP/BW skills an advantage

Why Us

In addition to the role of Finance Manager we offer an extensive range of career development opportunities and industry-leading rewards, incentives, and benefits:

  • Bonus scheme 
  • Enhanced holiday entitlement 
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Access to the Tarmac Reward website with discounts on retailers, holidays, etc.
  • Access to our Employee Assistance helpline for free and confidential advice
  • Access to join our Employee Communities (employee networks) we currently have nine communities inc. (REACH) Religious, Ethnic, Cultural Heritage, LGBTQ+, Parents & Carers, Ability, Wellbeing, Female Voice, and Menopause
  • Training and development opportunities


Interested? Why not click here to find out more?  Go on… are you ready to build your future? 

Tarmac is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to creating an inclusive work environment for all employees and actively encourage applications from all sectors of the community. 

Please click on the apply button to complete your application. Occasionally we receive a large volume of applications for our roles and when this happens we sometimes bring the published closing date forward, so please apply promptly to avoid disappointment.

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Tarmac Trading Limited


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